Cycle paths and Green Ways: a breath of fresh air!
Fancy giving your senses a wake-up call? Feel like taking a breath of nature’s fresh air, to contemplate the beauty of the landscape, to smell the perfumes of the countryside, listen to the birds singing? So many pleasures to delight body and soul.
Burgundy has around 1,000 kms of signposted and safe cycling trails the majority of which form part of the itinerary of "Le Tour de Bourgogne à vélo ®". The choice is enormous!
Saône et Loire offers a network of cycling trails and green ways that are unique in France: the Southern Burgundy Green Way, the Canal du Centre, the Canal du Nivernais, the Canal du Bourgogne and the Vineyard Green Way. Five major itineraries on trails that are suitable for walking, biking or roller-skating in the great outdoors.
Built along old railway lines or tow paths, these pathways are safe and have a smooth surface suitable for wheels, as well as a variety of amenities and services suited to the requirements of their users.
Chalon, Cluny, Mâcon and Tournus : everybody ready? Let’s go! A little 4 day tour of Southern Burgundy by bike on cycle paths...